Upcoming and Recent Events

Seminar co-sponsored by the India Health Partnership in the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard Global Health Institute, and the South Asia Institute

“Outlook for public health spending in India and the role of non-health sectors in improving health”

Thursday, March 25, 2015 from 12:30-1:30 / FXB Building, Room G13, 651 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

Professor Ramanan LaxminarayanProfessor Laxminarayan is Vice President for Research and Policy at the Public Health Foundation of India. He is an economist and epidemiologist by training. His research work deals with the integration of epidemiological models of infectious diseases and drug resistance into the economic analysis of public health problems.

Prof Laxminarayan also directs the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy in Washington DC, and is a Research Scholar and Lecturer at Princeton University.

 

American India Foundation’s

“Maternal and Neonatal Survival Initiative (MANSI): A Call to Action”

April 18th, 2015 at Merck Research Laboratories – 33 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA
Email: mansisummit@aif.org
Registration Required: https://donate.aif.org/mansisummit2015

Lown Scholar Program Lecture

“Public Health Systems in Rural India: Challenges and Innovations”
Nancy Long Sieber, Nagarjun Konduru, Zina Jarrah and Guilherme Trivellato
Thursday, February 12 from 4:00 — 5:00 p.m. Kresge G3

For more details on events, see SAI calendar

 

The School-India Health Partnership

December 10, 2014 Meeting

Featured speaker: Anuraj Shankar will discuss his projects in India

 

National Conference on Tobacco or Health

December 15 and 16, 2014. Mumbai, India

The 3rd National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH) will be hosted by Salaam Bombay Foundation, Action Council against Tobacco, Healis – Sekhsaria institute for Public Health and Tata Memorial Hospital. This Conference is proposed to be held at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai on 15th & 16th December 2014.
Like earlier NCTOHs, the mission of this congress is also to advance the tobacco control movement in India. Tobacco control giants in India and abroad will converge in Mumbai to engage and empower the participants to collectively work towards eradication of this worst manmade disaster.

Harvard South Asia Institute

April 16 & 17, 2015 Annual Symposium and Launch of Mapping the Ephemeral City: Kumbh Mela 2013

Workshops to highlight interfaculty research projects supported by SAI, and launch of the exhibit and book Mapping the Ephemeral City: Kumbh Mela 2013.

For more information, see the South Asia Institute website.

 

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